Once again, Sesame Street received multiple Emmy wins and came out on top among the children programming. The show won in multiple categories and took home 6 Emmy awards. Although that is an impressive number, that is one less than last year, which has one less than what they earned in 2011.
This year the show won for the categories:
- Outstanding Children Pre-school Series(Carol Lynn Parente, Executive Producer
Kevin Clash, Co-Executive Producer ;Nadine Zylstra, Supervising Producer ;Tim Carter, Senior Producer ;April Coleman, Coordinating Producer ;Benjamin Lehmann, Producer ;Stephanie Longardo, Line Produce)
- Outstanding Performer in a Children (Kevin Clash for his Elmo performance)
- Outstanding Directing in a Children’s Series(Ken Diego, Kevin Clash, Joey Mazzarino, Matt Vogel)
- Outstanding Achievement in Main Title (Rickey Boyd, Creative Director – Graphics; Michael Lapinski, Art Director ;Rhea Borzak, Compositor ; Andrew Atteberry, 3D Animator ;Julian Herrera, VFX Supervisor)
- Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing(Chris Prinzivalli, Michael Barrett, Michael Croiter, Supervising Sound Editors ;Jorge Muelle, Music Editor ;Chris Sassano, Sound Editor ;Dick Maitland, Sound Effects Editor)
Some of the names, like Kevin Clash , are more recognizable than others , but there is an entire crew that makes Sesame Street possible. All the parents are extremely happy for what they do each day.